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State Route 347 reopens at Riggs Road after deadly crash

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Posted at 10:38 AM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 15:25:45-05

CHANDLER, AZ — State Route 347 has been reopened near Riggs Road following a deadly crash on the highway Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a vehicle crashed into the back of a semi truck, according to DPS.

Crews closed SR-347 at Maricopa Road due to the crash.

Officials recommended for drivers to exit the I-10 at Riggs Road to continue south on the SR-347 as workers cleared the scene.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the roadway had reopened around 1:20 p.m.

It is unclear at this time what led to the collision.